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November 27, 1992 | TOM McQUEENEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Members of the fledgling Orange County Consortium say that their first venture has drawn positive responses from about 300 businesses contemplating either expansions or relocations here. The consortium, made up of business, city government and community college officials, was formed earlier this month to help dispel the gloomy perception of the county's economic prospects.
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May 31, 1993 | ANNE MICHAUD
Teach a woman to type, and she'll eat for a day. Teach her to lay bricks, repair cars or drive a truck, and she'll eat for a lifetime. That's the idea--more or less--behind a U.S. Department of Labor initiative to train women in non-traditional occupations. Jobs that have been held mostly by men tend to pay more, the department argued when it passed the initiative in 1991, under then-Labor Secretary Elizabeth Dole.
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BUSINESS
May 31, 1993 | ANNE MICHAUD
Teach a woman to type, and she'll eat for a day. Teach her to lay bricks, repair cars or drive a truck, and she'll eat for a lifetime. That's the idea--more or less--behind a U.S. Department of Labor initiative to train women in non-traditional occupations. Jobs that have been held mostly by men tend to pay more, the department argued when it passed the initiative in 1991, under then-Labor Secretary Elizabeth Dole.
BUSINESS
November 27, 1992 | TOM McQUEENEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Members of the fledgling Orange County Consortium say that their first venture has drawn positive responses from about 300 businesses contemplating either expansions or relocations here. The consortium, made up of business, city government and community college officials, was formed earlier this month to help dispel the gloomy perception of the county's economic prospects.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 30, 1996 | ALAN EYERLY and BILL BILLITER
A resident recently honored for her civic work told the City Council that La Palma is a small city with a big reputation for citizen involvement. "We are a very small geographic city but very big in heart," said Hilda Braly, as she accepted a plaque for community service from the City Council. The council honored Braly for her work on the city's Cultural & Beautification Committee and for other civic involvement.
BUSINESS
December 14, 1993
Taco Bell Inc. said it met Monday with a group of local and state business leaders who urged the company to keep its headquarters in California rather than move out of state. The fast-food chain said it has met informally with various leaders in the past but that the Monday session was its first formal meeting with the so-called state "red team" headed by Fred Mickelson, who is also the head of the Orange County Consortium for Economic Development.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 24, 1990
A forum for school board candidates in four elementary school districts is to be held this evening at College View Elementary school. Candidates for school boards in the Ocean View, Huntington Beach City, Fountain Valley and Westminster elementary school districts have been invited to the forum, which is sponsored by the Community Advisory Committee of the West Orange County Consortium for Special Education. The forum begins at 7 p.m. at the school, 6582 Lennox Drive.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 28, 1994 | BILL BILLITER
Lynda Lacayo has received the city's annual award for outstanding contribution to the arts. The city's Recreation and Park District also announced this year's winners in the 19th Annual Cypress Juried Art Exhibit. Lacayo is a founding member of the Friends of Cypress Cultural Arts. She was a member of the Cypress Cultural Arts Commission from 1987 to 1993, serving as chairwoman for two years.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 15, 1993 | ROBERT BARKER
School officials are expected to decide this month whether to restructure a group of five districts that administer programs for 4,700 disabled children in Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley and Westminster. The consortium hired Louis S. Barber, a Sacramento consultant and school official, to make an independent evaluation of the programs in the West Orange County Consortium for Special Education.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 16, 1996
Six candidates seek two openings on the school board. Incumbent Kathleen Stirling Iverson is not running for a second term.
BUSINESS
August 20, 1995
* Thomas Stamatis has been appointed director of business planning and analysis at Zee Service Inc., an Irvine provider of workplace first aid and safety products, training and services. He has previously held financial management positions with Hunt-Wesson, Laura Scudders-Borden and Kirk Paper Co. * Ted Dalessi has been selected assistant vice president for Concord Growth Corp.'s Southern California office in Irvine. He was formerly a business development officer at NationsBanc Corp.
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